Communities of Practice
Learning, Meaning, and Identity
This book presents a theory of learning that starts with the assumption that engagement in social practice is the fundamental process by which we get to know what we know and by which we become who we are. The primary unit of analysis of this process is neither the individual nor social institutions, but the informal 'communities of practice' that people form as they pursue shared enterprises over time. To give a social account of learning, the theory explores in…
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- New theory of learning
- Intended for both academic and professional audiences
- Relevant to academia, business, education, and government
About the book
- DOI https://doi.org/10.1017/CBO9780511803932
- Series Learning in Doing: Social, Cognitive and Computational Perspectives
- Subjects Developmental Psychology,Psychology,Social Psychology,Sociology,Sociology: General Interest
- Format: Paperback
- Publication date: 28 September 1999
- ISBN: 9780521663632
- Dimensions (mm): 228 x 152 mm
- Weight: 0.481kg
- Page extent: 336 pages
- Availability: In stock
- Format: Digital
- Publication date: 05 July 2013
- ISBN: 9780511803932
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